Special Report

Top Public Middle School in Every State

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1. Alabama
> Middle school: Mt. Brook Junior High School, Mountain Brook
> Students: 1,091
> Student-teacher ratio: 13:1
> Pct. proficient: 84% (math), 77% (reading)

Source: Northern Lights ABC School / Facebook

2. Alaska
> Middle school: Northern Lights ABC K-8 School, Anchorage
> Students: 609
> Student-teacher ratio: 20:1
> Pct. proficient: 67% (math), 69% (reading)

Source: Basis Scottsdale / Facebook

3. Arizona
> Middle school: BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale
> Students: 754
> Student-teacher ratio: 11:1
> Pct. proficient: 95% (math), 90% (reading)

Source: LISA Academy / Facebook

4. Arkansas
> Middle school: LISA Academy North Middle School, Sherwood
> Students: 177
> Student-teacher ratio: 15:1
> Pct. proficient: 82% (math), 82% (reading)

Source: Palo Alto Unified School District

5. California
> Middle school: Terman Middle School, Palo Alto
> Students: 722
> Student-teacher ratio: 15:1
> Pct. proficient: 78% (math), 84% (reading)

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